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Kashmiri Pandits told to seek consent for trips ‘home’

A controversial edict issued by the government of Jammu and Kashmir now requires the minority Kashmiri Pandits to file “consent forms” before going on a pilgrimage in the state. The Kashmiri Pandits, who hail from the conflict-ridden state in India’s far north, were specifically targeted by Islamic militants in the early 1990s and driven out […]

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